Ghana Premier League Top Scorer Yaw Annor Ranked Among Top 10 Goal Scorers in 2022

Ghana Premier League Top Scorer Yaw Annor Ranked Among Top 10 Goal Scorers in 2022

  • Ashantigold SC enterprising forward Yaw Annor has been ranked among players to have scored the most goals in 2022
  • Annor netted twice on the final day of the Ghana Premier League to finish the 2021-22 campaign with 22 goals, equalling Ishmael Addo's over a two-decade record
  • The 24-year-old notched 22 goals in 29 games in the Ghanaian top-flight with a staggering 90.90% of his goals coming in 2022

Yaw Annor has been named in the Top 10 goalscorers in 2022 after his spectacular performance in the just-ended Ghana Premier League.

The Ashantigold marksman finished the 2021-22 Ghana Premier League as the top scorer with an eyewatering 22 goals, equalling a long-standing record set by former Hearts of Oak striker Ishmael Addo.

In a photo shared on Twitter, sighted by Sports Brief, Annor was ranked in the top 10 goal scorers in 2022, ahead of Frenchman Wissam Ben Yedder and Real Madrid Academy graduate, Pablo Sarabia.

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Ghana Premier League top scorer Yaw Annor named among the players to have scored the most goals in 2022. Photo credit: @PSG_English @Ghanaballers @ChampionsLeague
Source: Twitter

Yaw was ranked joint 7th on the illustrious list alongside Brazilian attacker Hulk and RB Leipzig forward Christopher Nkunku.

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The list is headlined by Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe, who scored 27 goals in 2022 with Real Madrid talisman Karim Benzema and wantaway Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski notching 25 and 22 goals respectively.

Angola-based Brazilian forward Tiago Azulão comes in the fourth spot with 22 goals, the same as Fluminese marksman Germán Cano.

Newly-signed Bayer Munich player Sadio Mane comfortably sits in the sixth spot with 21 goals.

While the trident of Annor, Nkunku and Ben Yedder made the list with 20 goals.

Notable mentions include Spaniard Pablo Sarabia, prolific Togolese striker Kodjo Fo-Doh Laba and former Brazil U20 star Anderson Talisca.

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Yaw Annor equals 21-year-old record with goalscoring feat

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Ashantigold forward Yaw Annor has equalled Ishmael Addo’s 22 goals in a single Ghana Premier League season following his brace against Bibiani Goldstars.

Annor scored twice in his side's 2-2 draw on Sunday afternoon. The goals were his 21st and 22nd of the season, beating Kotoko's Mbella Etouga who scored 21 goals in his debut season.

After 21 years, the enterprising forward has equalled the long-standing record by Ishmael Addo.